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face

 [fās]
1. the anterior, or ventral, aspect of the head from the forehead to the chin, inclusive.
2. any presenting aspect or surface. adj., adj fa´cial.
face lift popular name for rhytidectomy.
moon face the peculiar rounded face seen in various conditions, such as in Cushing's syndrome, or after administration of adrenal corticoids.

face

(fās), [TA]
1. The front portion of the head; the visage, including eyes, nose, mouth, forehead, cheeks, and chin; excludes ears. Synonym(s): facies (1) [TA]
2. Synonym(s): surface

face

(fās)
n.
1. The surface of the front of the head from the top of the forehead to the base of the chin and from ear to ear.
2. A contorted facial expression.
3. Facies.
(1) The frontal portion of the head, which includes the mouth, nose, eyes, forehead, cheeks, and chin
(2) The exposed surface of a structure

face

Facies Medtalk
1. The frontal portion of the head, which includes mouth, nose, eyes, forehead, cheeks, chin.
2. The exposed surface of a structure. See Battered prize fighter face, Bird face, Chipmunk face, Cow face, Dishface face, Dogface face, Doll face, Elfin face, Fat face, Flat face, Fish face, Frog face, Gargoyle face, Hatchet face, Heart-shaped face, Hippocratic face, Mask-like face, Mitral face, Monkey face, Moon face, Orphan Annie face, Peter Pan face, Porcelain doll face, Sagging face, Shrewmouse face, Triangular face.

face

(fās)
1. The front portion of the head; the visage including the eyes, nose, mouth, forehead, cheeks, and chin, but not the ears.
Synonym(s): facies (1) [TA] .
2. Synonym(s): surface.

face

(fās) [Fr. face fr. L. facies, form, figure, face]
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MUSCLES OF FACE AND SCALP
1. The front part of the head from the forehead to the chin, extending laterally to but not including the ears. See: illustration

Anatomy

There are 14 bones in the face. The blood supply is bilateral from the facial, maxillary, and superficial temporal branches of the external carotid artery and the ophthalmic branch of the internal carotid artery. The veins include the external and internal jugular veins.

2. The visage or countenance.

moon face

A full, round face seen in Cushing's syndrome or, more often, as a side effect of corticosteroid therapy.

face

(fās)
1. [TA] Surface between two lateral surfaces that converge to form a cutting edge; portion of dental instrument working-end opposite its back. On sickle scales and curettes, face is bounded by cutting edges.
2. Front portion of head; visage, including eyes, nose, mouth, forehead, cheeks, and chin; excludes ears.
Synonym(s): facies (1) [TA] .
3. Synonym(s): surface.

Patient discussion about face

Q. Can scabies be on the face? About a week ago, several bumps, red and itchy, appeared on my face. I have had scabies on other parts of my body and although it feels quite similar, it doesn’t really look the same. Can it be scabies? Is it other thing?

A. If you indeed have scabies on your face, it may come from two sources: either from your scalp, where it hides when you treat the rest of your body, or your pillow. First you should be sure it's scabies (have you seen a doctor?) If it's scabies, try to wash all your pillows and change them, and then treat your face.

Q. Is there any way you can lose weight on your face? I am a male and I got chubby cheeks like girls and I don’t like it...is there any way you can lose weight on your face?

A. Hi Christopher, I’m not sure if there is, but you should like your face just the way it is, try some make-up and see how it goes, or rub your cheeks in a circular motion with your hands for about 45 seconds a day. Chubby cheeks can also come from liver problems, water retention from a high salt diet, excessive toxic buildup in the body, and of course poor choices in diet. Try exercise, facial massages, ice packs can help, or natural diuretic herbs like dandilion root extract.

Q. how i can have afat face? after loosing weight my face has lost weight and is thin how can i treat it?

A. You want to make your face look fuller? Except for the obvious (although not the most recommended...) way to gain wait, you can use make-up,

You can try to draw attention to the center of your face: use some blush on your chick's apples, a little on your chin and add a little touch to the end of your nose. It'll shorten your face.

You can also see the tips in this movie (http://www.expertvillage.com/video/14409_lips-full-makeup.htm there are other movies in this site).

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References in classic literature ?
Still, nevertheless, with an earnest shout, and evidently with as much good faith as ever, the people bellowed 'He is the very image of the Great Stone Face!' But Ernest turned sadly from the wrinkled shrewdness of that sordid visage, and gazed up the valley, where, amid a gathering mist, gilded by the last sunbeams, he could still distinguish those glorious features which had impressed themselves into his soul.
He attracted little notice from the other inhabitants of the valley; for they saw nothing remarkable in his way of life, save that, when the labor of the day was over, he still loved to go apart and gaze and meditate upon the Great Stone Face. According to their idea of the matter, it was a folly, indeed, but pardonable, inasmuch as Ernest was industrious, kind, and neighborly, and neglected no duty for the sake of indulging this idle habit.
Since the melting away of his gold, it had been very generally conceded that there was no such striking resemblance, after all, betwixt the ignoble features of the ruined merchant and that majestic face upon the mountainside.
"No," said she aloud, and smiling, "there is nothing terrible in this piece of crape, except that it hides a face which I am always glad to look upon.
"Beloved and respected as you are, there may be whispers that you hide your face under the consciousness of secret sin.
"If I hide my face for sorrow, there is cause enough," he merely replied; "and if I cover it for secret sin, what mortal might not do the same?"
Quite flushed with excitement were their ruddy faces, as they swung in the wind, whispering to one another what they had seen, for some peeped in at the dining room windows where the feast was spread, some climbed up to nod and smile at the sisters as they dressed the bride, others waved a welcome to those who came and went on various errands in garden, porch, and hall, and all, from the rosiest full-blown flower to the palest baby bud, offered their tribute of beauty and fragrance to the gentle mistress who had loved and tended them so long.
I want a great many crumples of this sort put into it today." And Meg opened her arms to her sisters, who clung about her with April faces for a minute, feeling that the new love had not changed the old.
Quickly she snatched the blanket from before the infant's face; Anderssen was looking at her as she did so.
He saw her stagger to her feet, holding the baby at arm's length from her, her eyes glued in horror upon the little chubby face and twinkling eyes.
"No, you were not mistaken," she said deliberately, looking desperately into his cold face. "You were not mistaken.
And dropping back into the corner of the carriage, she broke into sobs, hiding her face in her hands.